There are 6 ways to get from Xi'an to Hohhot by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Xi An (XIY) to Hohhot (HET) XIY - HET

$61 - $376

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Bus, train  •  19 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Suide
  2. Take the train from Suide to Hohhot K692

$27 - $32

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Train, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Xi'an North to Taiyuan South Xi'an / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Hohhot

$51 - $65

Train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Xi'an North to Taiyuan South
  2. Take the train from Taiyuan Station to Datong
  3. Take the train from Datong to Hohhot East

$47 - $77

Bus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Yan’an
  2. Take the bus from Yanan to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Hohhot

$49 - $58

Drive  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Xi'an to Hohhot 607.5 miles

$85 - $130

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No, there is no direct bus from Xi'an station to Hohhot. However, there are services departing from Xi'an North Bus Station and arriving at Hohhot via Yanan and Taiyuan Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Xi'an to Hohhot. However, there are services departing from Xi'an North and arriving at Hohhot via Taiyuan South, Taiyuan Station, Datong and Hohhot East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Xi'an and Hohhot is 760 km. The road distance is 972 km.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Hohhot without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Xi'an to Hohhot, including transfers.

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Xi'an to Hohhot bus services, operated by Qichezhan, arrive at Xi'an North Bus Station.

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Xi'an to Hohhot train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, depart from Xi'an North station.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Hohhot is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h.

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The quickest flight from Xi An Airport to Hohhot Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Xi'an to Hohhot bus services, operated by Shanxi Road Transport, arrive at Hohhot station.

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Map of how to get from Xi'an to Hohhot.
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  • Distance: 474.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Xi'an, China and Hohhot, China?

China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Xi'an to Hohhot every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Xi'an to Hohhot via Taiyuan South, Taiyuan Station, Datong, and Hohhot East in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Ruili Airlines
Website
rlair.net
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Xi An to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an North to Taiyuan South
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Taiyuan Station to Datong
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $15
Hard Sleeper
$18 - $26
Soft Sleeper
$28 - $40
Train from Suide to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$13 - $18
Hard Sleeper
$25 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$35 - $50
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Taiyuan to Datong Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$24 - $35
Train from Datong to Hohhot East
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $29
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Taiyuan Station to Datong Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Hohhot
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Bus from Yanan to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Yan’an
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Road Transport Administration of Shaanxi Province
Website
sxsjttygj.gov.cn
Bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Yanan
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
sxsjttygj.gov.cn
Xian North Terminal
Website
xacbkyz.com
Bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Yanan
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
xacbkyz.com
Bus from Xi'an North Bus Station to Suide
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
xacbkyz.com

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Xi'an to Hohhot train services, operated by China Railways Z-Class, arrive at Hohhot East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Xi'an to Hohhot is 972 km. It takes approximately 10 h 21 min to drive from Xi'an to Hohhot.

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Ruili Airlines, Air China, China Southern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Xi An Airport to Hohhot Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Hohhot. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Xi An Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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